It was a tsunami in Japan’s movie theaters! Mugen Train, the first feature-length film in the anime franchise of Demon Slayer, cost theaters to run out of seats for moviegoers. Indeed, the movie exceeds all expectations.
Mugen Train has exceeded expectations as it shattered box office records in the most profits of any film. What makes it more astounding is that it garnered 1.2 billion yen at the Japanese box office on its first day of release.
Another interesting fact is that the day when it broke the one-day admission records is usually one of the lowest days on the opening weekend, Friday.
The matter is going to be a worthwhile wait for the North American fans. Viewers will wait until 2021 to watch the new adventure for Tanjiro and Nezuko.
The number of moviegoers in Japan causes another hype for those who are living outside the country.
The demon slayers
The new Demon Slayer: Infinity Train movie streaming today of adapts the next story of the manga. Tanjiro’s journey in Mugen Train is immediately following the conclusion of the anime’s first season.
Trapped aboard in the demon-infested train are the demon-slaying protagonists. One of the highest-ranking members of the Demon Slayer Corps in Rengoku joined the group. He is a flame wielding warrior that plays a significant role in the film.
— ComicBook.com (@ComicBook) October 17, 2020
Furthermore, moviegoers in the East will also get the chance to get their copy of a spin-off manga.
This is simultaneously done with the release of the film in Japan. The manga focuses on the first adventure of Rengoku as a part of the Demon Slayer Corps.
However, the lucky North American fans can now read the chapter for free available to read online.
The staggering digits
A piece of big news announced that Demon Slayer: Infinity Train exceeded one billion Yen in its first day in the theaters. This is through the Twitter user Yaraon Kanrinin.
The blazing news is understandable, considering that the movie is the most played film in Japan. The number of theaters that the movie stream exceeded Frozen 2
And as the specific date of North American release is yet revealed, fans wanting to avoid spoilers on social media.
The West fans are itching with anticipation to continue the story of Tanjiro, Nezuko, and their friends.
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